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Master tribal weaver, Wence Martinez creates hand-spun wool tapestries in a nearly 30 year collaboration with his wife, symbolist painter, Sandra Martinez.

Upcoming Events

2016 Sturgeon Bay Holiday Art Crawl

Saturday and Sunday, Nov 19 & 20, 10-4pm
23 Artists – 15 Sites

breadboardWork from Sandra and Wence’s 3 month MOWA exhibition will be back in our studio for the Crawl.

Instructions & printable Crawl map on sturgeonbaystudios.com
Facebook: Sturgeon Bay Holiday Art Crawl

Win this Door Prize, a hand-crafted bread board by Michael Doerr.

Preview Reception
Friday, Nov 18, 5-7pm
Popelka Trenchard Glass
64 S 2nd Ave
Sturgeon Bay, WI
Refreshments! Meet the artists!

Gallery Partners

Michael Doerr

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Michael Doerr What we perceive and do with our hands will echo in time. As one studies craft and design turning their ideas into finished products; they start to reach through history to commune with craftspeople that have gone before. I had the great experience of working for and learning from master shipwright Ferdinand (Red) Nimphius, who helped me understand the value of passing on information to the next generation; those who are willing to work and become part of the craft tradition. Not only are we expressing ourselves through craft, but the artifacts we create and leave for others…

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Meghan Patrice Riley

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Meghan Patrice Riley Each MPR Jewelry by Meghan Patrice Riley piece is fabricated by hand in the MPR Atelier in Brooklyn, New York by trained artists and metalsmiths. Mixing metals with textile techniques, MPR experiments with classic, elementary materials like miniature bridge cabling, industrial ball chain, electrical wire, safety pins, and findings mixed with fine metals and semi-precious stones to reinterpret them to create industrial jewelry that is feminine, luxurious, and alluring. The MPR collections bridge design, fashion, and art fields using innovations on traditional fabrication to design beautiful and functional, sculptural collections that find the fashion in art and…

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Gallery H Tubac AZ

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Gallery H Tubac AZ We proudly offer our Legacy Project weavings through Gallery H in Tubac AZ See their site for Work currently available there with Artists Talk and Trunk Show this winter TBA. Art Gallery H is nestled in the historic artist town of tubac, arizona, in the heart of the southwest. we represent established and emerging artists, with an emphasis on contemporary art in all mediums. This gallery is a collaborative project between an experienced fine art gallery director and a multi-talented American artist. Audrey Hoffman, former director for one of the southwest’s leading contemporary galleries, provides the…

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Romulus Craft

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I think of creation within this vehicle called Romulus as paying homage to honorable work and I can see its’ intrinsic beauty. It is with great pride that I dedicate myself to this continuation. Read More

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Highlights

Museum of Wisconsin Art

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Wence and Sandra Martinez: Woven Together Traditional Textiles Meet Modern Design August 6 – November 6, 2016 August 6, Saturday Opening Reception 2-5pm West Bend, WI Meet the Artists Thursday, October 20 | 5:00 Listen to this artistic duo share stories about their interconnected artwork. Enjoy a special bilingual tour of this stunning show thanks to a partnership with Casa Guadalupe Education Center. 5:00–6:00 Hands-on all-ages weaving project 5:30  Bilingual English and Spanish tour of Woven Together 6:30 Artist Talk Born in Teotitlán del Valle, Oaxaca Mexico, a village famous for its woven rugs and tapestries, Wence learned the family textile trade as…

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2016 Smithsonian Craft Show

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We are thrilled to report winning the 2016 Silver Award for overall excellence!
Our southwestern working retreat led to Wence’s latest “Canterita” stone inspired weavings and expanded Sandra’s biomorphic weaving studies painted on up-cycled German book paper from 1877. New images on the weaving and painting pages. Read More

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